October 12, 2023 7:30 pm

Marie Benedict is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of historical fiction. A lawyer with more than ten years’ experience at the country’s premiere law firms, she found her calling in unearthing the hidden historical stories of women. Her mission is to excavate from the past the most important, complex and fascinating women of history and bring them into the light of present-day where we can finally perceive the breadth of their contributions as well as the insights they bring to modern day issues.

She is the author of:

·         The Only Woman in the Room

·         The Mystery of Mrs. Christie

·         Carnegie’s Maid

·         The Other Einstein

·         Lady Clementine

·         Agent 355

·         Her Hidden Genius

·         The Mitford Affair

·         The Personal Librarian

The Author Gala is the James V. Brown Library’s only fundraising event. All proceeds from the event and the online auction (virtualgala.events/AuthorGala) will benefit the programs and services of the Library.

All proceeds from the event and the in-person and online auction will benefit the programs and services of the Library.

*Can’t attend in-person but want to hear the talk? Contact Dana Brigandi at the James V. Brown Library at 570-327-2957 to attend virtually for $25.*

BAG POLICY effective July 1, 2023 we have updated our bag policy across all events. Small clutch purses & wallets (6.5″ x 4.5” x 1”), clear totes, or (1) one-gallon, zip-close style plastic bag may be carried into the venue. All other bags are prohibited. For more details please visit our FAQs page.

ADDITIONAL SECURITY SCREENINGS: At the request of the event organizers, we will have an additional security screening for this event. This will include our security professionals checking bags and the use of handheld metal detectors to ensure no prohibited items are brought into the Community Arts Center. This security check is required before anyone is allowed entry into the venue. If you have any questions please contact us at caclive.com/contact-us or call the Box Office at 570-326-2424..

ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL. Unless a performance is canceled or rescheduled by the Community Arts Center or the performer, there are no refunds or exchanges. In case of inclement weather, should the performance occur, there are no refunds or exchanges. Should you be unable to use your tickets for any show, you may wish to consider donating them back to the Community Arts Center at least 24 hours before a performance as a tax-deductible gift. Ticket orders may be canceled if, at our sole discretion, it is suspected that tickets are being purchased by resellers. For guaranteed lowest prices, always purchase with confidence directly from caclive.com or the CAC Box Office.